Abraham Zangen

Summary

Affiliation: Weizmann Institute of Science
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. pmc Knockdown of brain-derived neurotrophic factor in specific brain sites precipitates behaviors associated with depression and reduces neurogenesis
    D Taliaz
    Department of Neurobiology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
    Mol Psychiatry 15:80-92. 2010
  2. pmc Deep transcranial magnetic stimulation for the treatment of auditory hallucinations: a preliminary open-label study
    Oded Rosenberg
    Beer Ya akov Mental Health Center affiliated to Sackler School of Medicine, University of Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Ann Gen Psychiatry 10:3. 2011
  3. ncbi Transcranial magnetic stimulation of deep brain regions: evidence for efficacy of the H-coil
    Abraham Zangen
    Department of Neurobiology, Weizmann Institute of Science, P O Box 26, 76100 Rehovot, Israel
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:775-9. 2005
  4. doi Site-specific antidepressant effects of repeated subconvulsive electrical stimulation: potential role of brain-derived neurotrophic factor
    Roman Gersner
    Department of Neurobiology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot 76100, Israel
    Biol Psychiatry 67:125-32. 2010
  5. doi Age-dependent effects of chronic stress on brain plasticity and depressive behavior
    Erika Toth
    Department of Neurobiology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
    J Neurochem 107:522-32. 2008
  6. doi Resilience to chronic stress is mediated by hippocampal brain-derived neurotrophic factor
    Dekel Taliaz
    Department of Neurobiology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot 76100, Israel
    J Neurosci 31:4475-83. 2011
  7. doi Altered brain-derived neurotrophic factor expression in the ventral tegmental area, but not in the hippocampus, is essential for antidepressant-like effects of electroconvulsive therapy
    Dekel Taliaz
    Department of Neurobiology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel Department of Life Science, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Biol Psychiatry 74:305-12. 2013
  8. doi Vaccination as a novel approach for treating depressive behavior
    Gil M Lewitus
    Department of Neurobiology, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
    Biol Psychiatry 65:283-8. 2009
  9. doi Modulation of cortical excitability induced by repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation: influence of timing and geometrical parameters and underlying mechanisms
    Gaby S Pell
    Department of Neurobiology, Weizmann Institute, Rechovot 76100, Israel
    Prog Neurobiol 93:59-98. 2011
  10. doi Long-term effects of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation on markers for neuroplasticity: differential outcomes in anesthetized and awake animals
    Roman Gersner
    Department of Neurobiology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot 76100, Israel
    J Neurosci 31:7521-6. 2011

Research Grants

Collaborators

  • Erika Toth
  • Michal Schwartz
  • Gal Richter-Levin
  • M Hallett
  • D E Dar
  • Roman Gersner
  • Yiftach Roth
  • Dekel Taliaz
  • Sharon Haramati
  • Alon Chen
  • Gaby S Pell
  • Oded Rosenberg
  • D Taliaz
  • Gil M Lewitus
  • Vini Nagaraj
  • Pinhas Dannon
  • Gaby Pell
  • Elena Kravetz
  • Jodie Feil
  • Assaf Loya
  • Moshe Kotler
  • Moshe Isserles
  • N Stall
  • Adi Wilf-Yarkoni
  • Yaniv Ziv
  • Maytal Shabat-Simon
  • Yechiel Levkovitz
  • Alon Amir

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. pmc Knockdown of brain-derived neurotrophic factor in specific brain sites precipitates behaviors associated with depression and reduces neurogenesis
    D Taliaz
    Department of Neurobiology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
    Mol Psychiatry 15:80-92. 2010
    ..Moreover, the specific effect of BDNF reduction on neuronal differentiation has broader implications for the study of neurodevelopment and neurodegenerative diseases...
  2. pmc Deep transcranial magnetic stimulation for the treatment of auditory hallucinations: a preliminary open-label study
    Oded Rosenberg
    Beer Ya akov Mental Health Center affiliated to Sackler School of Medicine, University of Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Ann Gen Psychiatry 10:3. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  3. ncbi Transcranial magnetic stimulation of deep brain regions: evidence for efficacy of the H-coil
    Abraham Zangen
    Department of Neurobiology, Weizmann Institute of Science, P O Box 26, 76100 Rehovot, Israel
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:775-9. 2005
    ..In the present study we tested the efficacy and some safety aspects of the H-coil on healthy volunteers...
  4. doi Site-specific antidepressant effects of repeated subconvulsive electrical stimulation: potential role of brain-derived neurotrophic factor
    Roman Gersner
    Department of Neurobiology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot 76100, Israel
    Biol Psychiatry 67:125-32. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that short stimulation sessions of specific reward-related brain sites might induce similar effects...
  5. doi Age-dependent effects of chronic stress on brain plasticity and depressive behavior
    Erika Toth
    Department of Neurobiology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
    J Neurochem 107:522-32. 2008
    ..The substantially different neurochemical effects chronic stress exerts in young and adult animals may explain the behavioral resilience to such stress young animals possess...
  6. doi Resilience to chronic stress is mediated by hippocampal brain-derived neurotrophic factor
    Dekel Taliaz
    Department of Neurobiology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot 76100, Israel
    J Neurosci 31:4475-83. 2011
    ..The present study describes a mechanism for individual differences in responses to chronic stress and implicates hippocampal BDNF in the development of neural circuits that control adequate stress adaptations...
  7. doi Altered brain-derived neurotrophic factor expression in the ventral tegmental area, but not in the hippocampus, is essential for antidepressant-like effects of electroconvulsive therapy
    Dekel Taliaz
    Department of Neurobiology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel Department of Life Science, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Biol Psychiatry 74:305-12. 2013
    ..Here, we evaluated whether BDNF plays an essential role in the antidepressant-like effects of ECT and performed a direct comparison between BDNF manipulations in the VTA and the hippocampus...
  8. doi Vaccination as a novel approach for treating depressive behavior
    Gil M Lewitus
    Department of Neurobiology, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
    Biol Psychiatry 65:283-8. 2009
    ..On the basis of these findings, we hypothesized that controlling CNS specific immune activity by immunization with a myelin-related peptide may have an antidepressant effect...
  9. doi Modulation of cortical excitability induced by repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation: influence of timing and geometrical parameters and underlying mechanisms
    Gaby S Pell
    Department of Neurobiology, Weizmann Institute, Rechovot 76100, Israel
    Prog Neurobiol 93:59-98. 2011
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  10. doi Long-term effects of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation on markers for neuroplasticity: differential outcomes in anesthetized and awake animals
    Roman Gersner
    Department of Neurobiology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot 76100, Israel
    J Neurosci 31:7521-6. 2011
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  11. ncbi Three-dimensional distribution of the electric field induced in the brain by transcranial magnetic stimulation using figure-8 and deep H-coils
    Yiftach Roth
    Advanced Technology Center, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomert, Israel
    J Clin Neurophysiol 24:31-8. 2007
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  12. ncbi A coil design for transcranial magnetic stimulation of deep brain regions
    Yiftach Roth
    New Advanced Technology Center, Sheba Medical Center Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Clin Neurophysiol 19:361-70. 2002
    ..The suggested coil is likely to have the ability of deep brain stimulation without the need to increase the intensity to levels that stimulate cortical regions to a much higher extent and possibly cause undesirable side effects...

Research Grants2

  1. A conflict model of cue-induced relapse to cocaine
    Abraham Zangen; Fiscal Year: 2007
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